We Are What We Eat

posted Mar 30, 2014, 2:08 PM by Rebecca Smith   [ updated Mar 30, 2014, 2:08 PM ]

We all know how hard and confusing it can be to make confident choices for yourself and your family when you go shopping. This Article looks at reducing the stress by providing some very simple outlines for what to look for on your food labels.

So let’s get listing:

TOTAL FAT:

Grams Per serve:

14gm and above HIGH

10gm-13gm         MODERATE

5gm and Less         Low

SATURATED FAT:

Grams per serve:

5gm and above         HIGH

3gm                         MODERATE

1gm and less         LOW

TRANS FATS:

Grams per serve:

5gm and above         HIGH

3gm                         MODERATE

1 gm and less         LOW

CHOLESTEROL:

Grams per serves:

30 gm                 HIGH

20 gm                 MODERATE

5gm and less         LOW

SODIUM:

Grams per serve:

470gm                 HIGH

420gm                 MODERATE

260 and less         LOW

CARBOHYDRATES:

Grams per serve:

50gm                 HIGH

38gm                 MODERATE

20gm and less         LOW

DIETARY FIBRE:

Grams per serve:

30gm and above EXCELLENT

20gm                 MODERATE

10gm and less         LOW

SUGAR:

Grams per serve:

10 gm and above HIGH

7 gm                         MODERATE

5 gm and less         EXCELLENT

These outlines are designed to highlight some foods of interest when choosing food for your family.

You should also be looking out for Protein content, omega content and poly and monounsaturated fat content, we will discuss those at a later date, we are starting simple.

REMEMEBER “WE AE WHAT WE EAT”

Author: PT Kirsty

Difference Personal Training Narellan/Camden

Camden’s Personal Training Blog

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